Providence Health & Services LVN - Hospice in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a per diem, day shift Licensed Vocational Nurse - Hospice at Providence TrinityCare Hospice based in Torrance, CA.
Must be available to work weekend rotations.
Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.
To learn more about TrinityCare Hospice please click on the video link: http://california.providence.org/trinitycare/
In this position you will:
Responsible for providing direct patient/family care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Responsibilities include following the Plan of Care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient/family care outcomes.
May provide care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.
Implement and maintain established department, unit, administrative, and clinical policies/procedures for patient care, safety, and infection control.
Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment with attention to each patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs.
Collaborate and communicate with other personnel to maintain good employee relations, meet interdepartmental objectives, and optimize patient care.
Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational nursing program.
Currently licensed as an LPN / LVN in the state of California.
Current BLS certification
Minimum 1-year LVN experience in acute, skilled nursing, hospice, home health or palliative care.
Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate good organizational skills.
Understand hospice philosophy and concept and also understands the needs of the terminally ill.
Demonstrate flexibility in scheduling, including weekend rotations.
Must have a valid driver's license with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or LCMHS / TrinityCare Hospice requirements.
Experience in hospice or home care preferred
Bilingual a plus
About the hospice you will serve:
Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest non-profit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.
As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Hospice Nursing
Req ID: 202710